LeBaron Appointed as New Chair of Management
Tuesday Jul 02 2019
BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian announced the appointment of Curtis LeBaron as the new chair for the Department of Management. LeBaron began his new role on 1 June. LeBaron takes over for John Bingham, who recently began his role as an associate dean at BYU Marriott.
From Classroom Concept to Thriving Company
Friday Jun 28 2019
Dissembled computer mice, parts of a camera, and batteries scattered everywhere are not typical under-the-bed clutter, but for Bryan Brittain, his childhood floor was littered with the evidence of an inventive mind. Putting that mind to work, Brittain is now co-founder of Thrive Smart Systems, an innovative landscaping company, which has claimed over $85,000 in competition earnings.
BYU Marriott Alum's Company Takes First at 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge
Monday Apr 01 2019
A BYU Marriott alum's company took home the $40,000 grand prize and the first-place title at the 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge at the University of Utah.
A Boot Camp for Business Ideas
Monday Mar 25 2019
In BYU Marriott's Startup Bootcamp course, about twenty students gather together in a classroom in the Tanner Building and discuss everyday problems and possible solutions.
Utah Startup Marketplace Turns Ten
Wednesday Mar 20 2019
While many BYU Marriott School of Business students aspire to accept a secure corporate job after graduation, others crave the experience of getting their hands dirty and building a business from the ground up. For ten years now, the Utah Startup Marketplace career fair has been placing those students with the companies that seek their talent.
Cracking the Code
Monday Jan 14 2019
The United States has more than half a million open computing jobs, yet just fifty thousand students graduated in computer science last year. A team of BYU students set out to take advantage of that disparity.
BYU Marriott Welcomes Its New Dean
Brigitte Madrian Began Term 1 January Monday Jan 07 2019
After six months of anticipation, Brigham Young University finally welcomes its newest dean. On 1 January 2019, Brigitte C. Madrian began her tenure as dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.
Boosted by Immersion
Tuesday Dec 18 2018
When Sydni Dunn came to BYU, she embraced the idea of "entering to learn." The entrepreneurial management student immersed herself in countless opportunities that would ultimately prepare her to "go forth to serve."
BYU Marriott Ranks in the Nation’s Top Ten for Entrepreneurship
Tuesday Nov 20 2018
The Princeton Review ranked BYU Marriott's undergraduate entrepreneurship program No. 4 and the graduate program No. 10 for 2019, making this the ninth straight year that BYU Marriott has placed in the top ten for both programs.
If at First You Don’t Succeed…
Friday Nov 16 2018
After conducting extensive primary research, Caleb Wagner and Tanner Beckstrand were sure that their business model was going to be a major success. But as fate would have it, the duo unexpectedly hit a roadblock along the way.
Fusion Promotes Community and Student Networking
Thursday Nov 15 2018
The lights were dim, music was playing, and food was offered to over 800 excited entrepreneurs on BYU campus at one of the largest entrepreneurial networking events in Utah. For the eighth year in a row, Fusion, sponsored by BYU Marriott’s Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (CET), promoted free-flowing conversation between students and local entrepreneurs.
BYU Marriott Fares Well in National Rankings
Thursday Nov 01 2018
The BYU Marriott School of Business continues to impress, ranking well in several areas. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked BYU Marriott No. 35 for best undergraduate business programs in the nation.
Entrepreneurship to Automotives
Wednesday Oct 10 2018
Who said your age should keep you from pursuing your dreams? BYU Marriott alum Caleb Wagner didn't let his young age stop him from starting a business.
Monday Sep 03 2018
Entrepreneurship alum Darrell Swain already has three successful tech startups under his belt, and his entrepreneurial drive shows no sign of slowing down.
Monday Jul 23 2018
Entrepreneurship called Eric Espinosa's name for the first time when Espinosa was in fourth grade. Now, as an aspiring serial entrepreneur, he has already started and ended several ventures, and has plenty of bright ideas for future success.
Happiness in Hard Work
Monday Jul 16 2018
Holly Jenkins packed up her bags and moved across the country alone at eighteen years old. Now, she has been working for the Department of Management for nineteen years.
Thompson Named Interim Dean
Tuesday Jun 12 2018
Michael P. Thompson will serve as interim dean from 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2018. Steve Glover and Keith Vorkink will continue to serve as associate deans.
Success by Chocolate
Monday Jun 11 2018
Partnering with his mother, BYU Marriott alum Sterling Jones co-founded JoJo's Chocolate, a healthy treat company aiming to replace sugar cravings.
Robots: A New Method of Learning
Thursday Jun 07 2018
EI Robotics, a company started by BYU students, has created an interactive robot to help children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) learn foundational skills.
Jamaican Universities Take Home the Gold
Tuesday Jun 05 2018
Usain Bolt has nothing on the two teams of Jamaican student entrepreneurs who dominated the Rollins Center's International Business Model Competition.